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Patty Barnes

May 20, 1958 — July 14, 2023

South Sioux City, NE

Patty F. Barnes, 65, of South Sioux City, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2023, at a local hospital.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 22, 2023, at Mohr & Becker-Hunt Funeral Home.  The visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  A private burial will be at Dakota City Cemetery.  Online condolences may be given at

Patty was born May 20, 1958, in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Joseph and LaVonne (Lohman) Brogan.  She grew up in Ralston, NE and graduated from Ralston High School. Patty received her associate degree in Police Science through WITCC.  She married Ronald G. “Ron” Barnes on November 3, 1979.  She was an activities director for various care facilities and supported the Humane Society.  Patty enjoyed fishing, camping, gambling, walking her beloved Mabel Louise, but most of all, Patty loved being a grandma and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her sons:  Travis (Casey) Barnes of Elkhart, IN and Justin (Samantha) Barnes of Omaha, NE; grandchildren:  Madison Barnes, TayLeigh Barnes, and Avery Barnes; her mother LaVonne Brogan of Sgt. Bluff, IA; siblings:  Debbie Jensen of Ralston, NE, Chris Brogan of Sioux City, Jimmy Brogan of Arizona, Julie Smith of Sioux City, Colleen (Louie) Cobb of Correctionville, IA, Diane (Dan) Lindgren of Onawa, IA, Jeffrey Brogan of Sioux City, and Craig (Danielle) Brogan of California.

Patty was preceded in death by her father Joseph Brogan, husband Ron Barnes on May 11, 2022, and sister Maureen Brogan.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, July 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Mohr & Becker-Hunt Funeral Home

1431 W 29th St, South Sioux City, NE 68776

Visitation with the family held one hour prior at the funeral home.

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